ANTIDOTE is explicitly a 2 on 2 Bboy and Bgirl and All styles event extraordinaire to raise awareness of HIV in our communities.
How can you get involved?
Join our dance4life tour team! What is dance4life? It is an international movement that is centered around young people who are using dance as a way to take action to stop HIV. Watch the clip to learn more! We are looking for dancers who want to give back to their communities! Contact Kamelah Jefferson at Y-HEP to learn how to get involved (215) 564-6388 x314 (www.y-hep.org). Applications will be available at the event.
Arrive early to reserve your spot!
This event is for all ages and dancers from all over the East Coast are anticipated to compete in this dance4life event! Together we can bring awareness to and end the Global AIDS epidemic.
• Almost a quarter of people living with HIV are under the age of 25.
• At the end of 2006, in 45 states with reporting, almost 46,000 young people ages 13-24 were living with HIV, comprising about sixteen percent of all HIV infections.
• Globally, young people ages 15-24 represent 45 percent of all new HIV infections.
• In 2007, African Americans/blacks and Latinos/ Hispanics accounted for 87 percent of all new HIV infections among 13- to 19-year-olds and 79 percent of HIV infections among